Southampton is the largest city in Hampshire having a population of over 250,000 people. The British city is located on the South coast of England which is over 70 miles away from London. Southampton is well known as a major sea port building some of the largest cruise ships in the world. There are two rivers that flow through Southampton: The River Test and the River Itchen. The cultural city can also be known as “So’ton” or “Soton” as an abbreviation.
The first evidence of Southampton comes from the Stone Age following the Roman invasion of Britain in 43 AD when the Romans completed the conquering of the local Britons in 70 AD. Once this was conquered, the fortress settlement of Clausentum was settled. This settlement was an important trading port of Winchester. This settlement was abandoned in 410 AD and the Anglo Saxons formed a larger settlement which was called Hampton. The Vikings then raided the settlement in 840 AD creating the 10th century settlement of Southampton. After the Norman Conquest in 1066, Southampton became a major port of transit between London and the city and has grown ever since.
Southampton has two very famous venues within the city. The music venues are called the Mayflower Theatre and the Guildhall. Guildhall has had some very famous artists perform there such as Pink Floyd, David Bowie and Amy Winehouse just to name a few. The artistic city also has a number of smaller music venues which include the Brook, The Talking Heads, The Soul Cellar, The Joiners and many more. The City has been the birth place to globally famous groups and artists which include Craig David, Coldplay and Band of Skulls just to name a few.
Southampton is home to Southampton Football Club which are also known as “The Saints”. The football club plays at St Mary’s Stadium which is the largest in the South of England having a capacity of 32,505 seats. The football club have been well known for its youth players that have turned into global stars within the game. These include Gareth Bale, Theo Walcott, Luke Shaw and Alan Shearer to name a few. Southampton Football Club’s main rivals are Portsmouth FC due to its close proximity and both cities’ respective maritime history. When both teams play against each other, this is known as the South Coast Derby.
The southern city of Southampton has a strong education sector with The University of Southampton and the Southampton Solent University having a student population of over 42,000 combined. The University of Southampton was founded in 1862 and was ranked in the top 80 universities in 2010 by the THES – QS World University Rankings. The University considers itself as one of the best research Universities in the United Kingdom focussing on oceanography, chemistry, cancer sciences, sound and vibrations, computer science, electronics and many other topics. The Southampton Solent University has over 15,000 people studying there that specialise in design, consultancy, research and other services which have been focussed in business and the industry. Southampton also has two Sixth Form colleges, eight secondary schools, 24 primary schools, 16 junior schools and 21 Infant Schools.
Datrix Training provides a huge amount of professional training courses in Southampton. Popular courses such as PRINCE2® Southampton, MSP® Southampton, ITIL® Southampton and many others, will help you to enhance your career and take a step ahead of the competition. Our instructors at Datrix Training will help you to with anything you need throughout the course so that you can pass the exam with flying colours. Our venue in Southampton is hugely popular as it is equipped with the latest technology. Our light and open spaced venue will help you to study the likes of PRINCE2®, MSP® and ITIL®.
If you work in Southampton and you wish to study our professional courses in your business, Datrix Training can provide the onsite training option. Training onsite with Datrix Training means that you will be able to learn popular courses such as PRINCE2®, ITIL®, MSP® and much more in your own working environment. This will save you travel costs and you will be able to learn in familiar surroundings.
We also provide training in an online platform with our e-learning courses. Datrix training’s online courses are very popular as this gives you that chance to study anywhere that has internet. Training courses such as PRINCE2® Southampton, MSP® Southampton and ITIL® Southampton to name a few. Our online training courses are the most popular because you have 90 days of access giving you plenty of time to study the fundamentals of the courses of your choice. Datrix Training also offer free walk in clinics where you can talk to a professional about your course and any advice on how you can pass your exam.
If you would like to find out any more information out training in Southampton, then please contact us on the website or call us on 0800 781 0626
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